Wayne's Music 9/10 May 2009 - 1960s.
Tonight we play some of the songs that came around in the "decade of discontent", those years of turmoil in the 60s.
Museum Herman's Hermits with another of the international hit singles which made the Manchester pop band one of the hottest UK exports of the era. .
Beyond The Sea Bobby Darin. the English version of Charles Trenet's "La Mer".
Na Na hey hey Kiss Him Goodbye a perennial favourite, , from the fictitional band "Steam".
Stand By Me Benjamin Earl King, recorded this shortly before he left the Drifters.
Born To be Wild Steppenwolf. The song is sometimes described as the first heavy metal song ever written and is also said to have inspired the name of the emerging heavy metal genre;
The Loco-Motion Little Eva. - named after the character in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
All You Need Is Love The Beatles - with an historical musical moment on Our World, the first live global television link. Broadcast to 26 countries and watched by 400 million, broadcast via satellite on June 25, 1967. ago. Lennon/McCartney
The End Of The World Skeeter Davis, was a #4 hit on Billboard's rhythm and blues chart, making Davis one of the very few Caucasian female vocalists to enjoy a top ten record on that chart.
and many, many more ...